Category Archives: My Creative Pieces

Carborundum & Drypoint Printing

Workshop with Brenda Tye A fascinating 2 day workshop where I learned a whole bunch of new techniques.  We were asked to bring any sketches or reference material depicting objects from nature.  I photocopied some of my past ideas: As … Continue reading

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Etching: Rock pools – Stage 3

Still loving this print! If you haven’t seen the progression of this project click here for stage 1 and here for stage 2 For my first 2 plate print I decided on sepia and yellow ochre mixes for the line-etched … Continue reading

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Etching: Rock pools – Stage 2

Just loving this project! This week I’ve been concentrating on making a second plate to print with the etching I’ve already prepared.  I’m aiming for the sections underwater. Transferring the design to plate 2: I soaked my BFK Reeves paper, … Continue reading

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Banana paper: Stage 1

Whilst having a huge clean-up at Primrose Park recently (the home of Primrose Paper Artists) one of our members came across a couple of bags of banana fibre ready for boiling, before pulping and making paper.  We couldn’t work out … Continue reading

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Etching: Rock pools

I’ve been desperately trying to get back to my ‘One & Twenty’ routine.  OK, hardly a routine, but I’d like it to be.  The idea is that I look at something for one minute (really trying to examine the image … Continue reading

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Paper pulp dipping

My friend Judy & I decided to have a go at this.  I’ve never done it before, never seen it done and haven’t watched any on-line tutorials, but I have seen some superb results.  The piece below, made by Jill … Continue reading

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Continuing recycling prints ……

Following on from my last post, this week I pulped some more of my old print proofs (yes, you’ve guessed it, I have quite a pile of paper to recycle!) and also prepared some of the white offcuts for new … Continue reading

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